A Mom’s Got To Do What a Mom’s Got To Do

This was my last soccer mom weekend ever. Jane will continue to play but she won’t play at the park again because she’s planning on playing three sports in high school and you just can’t dance at two weddings. There were moments that it felt bittersweet but it’s mostly exciting that Jane’s moving on. She’s ready and I’m more than ready to have weekends back. Friday night Jane’s friend Jill slept at the house with us. Her parents had to work so I was taking her for the weekend and …

Y’all Told Me You Wanted to Know About Shopping

Jane had a soccer tournament in Santa Barbara this weekend. Well, it’s actually in Goleta on the UCSB campus, but that’s splitting hairs. I’m not crazy about traveling to soccer tournaments. This is what happened to us in last year’s tournament season. It wasn’t pretty and I wasn’t prepared to stay at a roadside motel in Santa Barbara so I called ahead to the Bacara Resort and got a couple of rooms for us and for our friends. Jane played four games. I saw one. Here’s the thing… I’ve watched …